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Animal Research Online (ARO)

ARO is a new web-based system designed to manage animal research protocols and the protocol review process. It will improve efficiency and effectiveness and also reduce compliance risk for researchers, IACUC members, and staff.

AAALAC Accredited

The University of Pittsburgh is an AAALAC accredited institution. AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs.

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NIH Policy on Consideration of Sex as a Biological Variable
New NIH policy on consideration of sex as a biological variable, once approved by the Office of Budget and Management, will require investigators to include accounting for sex as a biological variable in the 'research strategy' section of the application.
Winter Recess
Due to the holiday break, the IACUC Office will be closed from Thursday, December 24 through Friday, January 1. Applications sent in during this period will not be processed until the University reopens on January 4.
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